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George Byron Deputy sports editor & rugby writer

George Byron is the rugby writer and deputy sports editor for The Herald and Weekend Post. He won the national Vodacom Superjourno of the Year award in 2013 for his coverage of Super Rugby. He is a previous sports editor of the Evening Post, Weekend Post and Herald.

Grand Challenge semis put back by week

Rugby

EP’s top club rugby clubs have been given an extra week to prepare for the eagerly-anticipated EPRU Grand Challenge ...

Stormers making plans to defend URC rugby title

Rugby

Defending United Rugby champions the Stormers have been busy during the off-season ensuring they have quality players ...

Boks could unleash teen sensation on Aussies

Rugby

The Springboks are set to unleash the dazzling allround skills of teen sensation Canan Moodie on the Australian leg of ...

Appeal for calm ahead of EPRU crunch club rugby semifinals

Rugby

There has been an appeal for calm heads and patience with referees ahead of explosive EPRU Grand Challenge club rugby ...

Jeffreys Bay charge into EPRU Grand Challenge semifinals

Rugby

Playing a brave brand of attacking rugby Jeffreys Bay stormed into the semifinals of the EPRU Grand Challenge club ...

Expectation at fever pitch ahead of quarterfinals

Rugby

Expectation is running at fever pitch as the region’s top club rugby teams make final preparations for brutal battles ...

Mbonambi injury a blow for Boks

Rugby

The Springboks have been forced to make a late change to their starting line-up to face the All Blacks at Ellis Park on ...

Madibaz beat Gardens to advance to quarterfinals

Rugby

The four quarterfinal pairings in the EPRU Grand Challenge club rugby competition were completed on Tuesday when the ...

Giant Bok enforcer Thor back to torment All Blacks

Rugby

The return of bruising enforcer Duane Vermeulen is among five changes to the Springbok side for Saturday's Castle Lager ...

Harlequins clinch home EPRU Grand Challenge quarterfinal

Rugby

Harlequins clinched top spot in Group B of the EPRU Grand Challenge club rugby competition when they beat Hankey ...